Jcfa

Jcfa serves 154 students in grades 8-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Jcfa places among the top 20% of public schools in Louisiana for:

School Overview

Jcfa's student population of 154 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has declined by 57% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students154 students
This chart display total students of Jcfa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Jcfa
Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Jcfa by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Jcfa by grade.

School Comparison

The diversity score of Jcfa is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
≥50%
63%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Jcfa and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥50%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Jcfa and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Jcfa and the public school average student teacher ratio of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Jcfa and percentage of American Indian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Jcfa and the percentage of Asian public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Jcfa and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
42%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Jcfa and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
36%
45%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Jcfa and the percentage of White public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Jcfa and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Jcfa. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score
0.680.61
This chart display the diversity score of Jcfa and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
11-19%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Jcfa and public school graduation rate of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Jcfa and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Jcfa and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Jcfa is West Jefferson High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gretna L. W. Ruppel Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥99% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 6-8 | 211 students
    0.5 miles
    815 Huey P. Long Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 349-7768
    0.5 6-8 211
  • Harvey West Jefferson High School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,390 student
    0.5 miles
    2200 Eighth Street
    Harvey, LA 70058
    (504) 368-6055
    0.5 9-12 1,390
  • Gretna Frederick Douglass Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 315 students
    0.7 miles
    1400 Huey P. Long Avenue
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 368-5962
    0.7 PK-5 315
  • Gretna Gretna No. 2 Academy For Advanced Studies Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-5 | 363 students
    0.8 miles
    701 Amelia Street
    Gretna, LA 70053
    (504) 366-3582
    0.8 PK-5 363
  • Harvey Bonella A. St. Ville Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 387 students
    1.0 miles
    1121 Pailet Street
    Harvey, LA 70058
    (504) 366-1708
    1 PK-5 387

School Reviews

Review Jcfa. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Summer vacation may be a time for relaxation, but being away from school may result in significant learning loss. Learn about how you can keep your child’s brain sharp this summer.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?